Brett Wasko is a dedicated professional who finds joy in assisting clients, regardless of the task scale. With a passion for team collaboration and problem-solving, he values stakeholders and brings diverse perspectives from extensive international travel. As a Project Manager, Brett excels in building rapport, effective communication, and innovative thinking, making him an asset to clients and their projects.
Brenda Smith brings over 20 years of experience in project management and architecture. She enjoys listening to what clients need while understanding their parameters (square footage, financial constraints, timeline, etc.) and then providing guidance in selecting the right project team and making informed decisions which leads to a final project that meets or exceeds their needs and vision. Brenda holds a degree in Architecture from Texas Tech University.
Justin Short applies more than 25 years’ experience in project management and estimating to the projects he manages. As a former owner of a construction estimating firm, Justin’s unique perspective represents a key to his success in delivering on-budget and on-time projects.
John Sharpstene serves as a resourceful professional with success leading capital projects, planning, and facility management for diverse Fortune 500 and institutional clients. His 35 years of experience in design and construction makes him adept at evaluating facility and space needs, developing cost-effective solutions, and navigating high-stress environments. He believes that every client is unique and prides himself on exceeding client goals by leading collaborative teams to deliver world-class facilities.
With over 35 years’ experience representing clients, Del Reibold enjoys the opportunity to build honest and trusting relationships with new and existing clients. His talents include negotiation, stakeholder and team management, schedules and budgets, and risk management. Del’s work throughout the United States includes projects in education, corporate campuses, food and beverage, infrastructure, museums, and sports and entertainment. He holds a degree in Construction Engineering from the University of Nebraska.
As an owner’s representative and client advocate, Jim Michel undertakes projects as if he were part owner and holds great pride in completing projects on time, on budget, and per the owner’s expectations – all while maintaining exceptional quality. Over 35 years of construction experience affords him the ability to foresee issues that may arise before they impact the project and proactively provide solutions.
Jay Merchant is an owner representative with a passion for working with people and bringing their dreams to life. With 15 years of service in the United States Army, Jay developed exceptional interpersonal skills and a knack for connecting with individuals from diverse backgrounds. His experience as an Army Recruiter honed his ability to engage and build rapport. Jay's talent in team building, analytical thinking, and forward planning enables him to keep projects on track, foresee and address potential issues, and deliver successful outcomes within schedule and budget constraints.
Patti McAtee applies her ability to establish and maintain strong public, private, and philanthropic relationships to expanding our Midwest presence as Director of Business Development. She brings over 35 years’ experience in fundraising, community relations, campaigns, marketing, and public relations and serves as a great asset to clients in the planning stages of their capital projects. Patti actively serves on the Board of Directors for the Council Bluffs Airport Authority and World Speaks Omaha.
With over a decade of experience, Sam Lampe appreciates the opportunity to assist owners in executing their capital project vision. He leverages his extensive industry experience, having completed projects in healthcare, hospitality, and community market sectors. Sam excels in building and managing project teams, fostering collaboration to achieve the client's goals. He is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University.
Rob Lamberson offers clients a great perspective with a background in project management, architecture, construction administration, and commissioning. He appreciates the opportunity to work on his client’s behalf, allowing them to focus on their daily responsibilities while delivering their projects on time and on budget with their best interest at heart. Rob enjoys creating and fostering relationships with all team members as he understands this critical aspect in a project’s success.
Steven Hill brings over 25 years’ experience to his role as Senior Project Manager and Inspector. Steven’s results-oriented approach includes expertise in estimating, value engineering, managing the budget, schedule, change orders, monitoring QA/QC, and day-to-day activities of the design, construction, and move-in/close-out phases of a project. Steven graduated from West Texas A&M University.